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Study examines black, Latino student movements
Friday, October 21, 2016
A new study by three major universities has found that female students on college campuses are more active than men in racial justice movements. It also discovered that black and Latino students have different agendas in their justice fight. “We wanted to know how active black and Latino undergraduates are in regard to advocacy for racial
Support for the death penalty hits 40-year low
Thursday, October 13, 2016
RALEIGH – The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hear two death-penalty cases this term. And while the court will primarily consider constitutional law in reaching their decisions, research shows that half of the country does not support capitol punishment. A new study released by the Pew Research Center found that the number of Americans in favor of
EDCIís growth shows with new office building
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
DURHAM – Inside Angier Avenue Baptist Church, Lauren Stephenson, development manager for the East Durham Children’s Initiative, painted over the bright blue walls. The church now houses EDCI, which moved into the space two months ago. The initiative, along with partner groups, works as a cradle-to-college program involving children in programs
The wall has come down in Walltown
Thursday, October 6, 2016
DURHAM – Once an almost exclusively black neighborhood, Walltown Village, with its close proximity to Duke, has been undergoing gentrification for more than a decade. However, residents like Sammy Lucas and Felix Hayes say the process hasn’t been all bad, and the newcomers are becoming part of the community. According to “Walltown: The
Business group opens local chapter for black entrepreneurs
Monday, October 3, 2016
RALEIGH – Capitalism is the only true pathway to freedom. That’s the message of the S.B. Fuller and Joe L. Dudley Sr. Foundation, which seeks to promote black entrepreneurship through inspiration and education. “Basically, we look at it this way: In the entire history of African-Americans in this country, the first thing we had to do was

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Historic African-American town slowly reopens after Matthew

RALEIGH – Two weeks after she fled her home in Princeville with her husband and three

Murphy breaks NCCU record in loss to Aggies

DURHAM – North Carolina Central seniors Kelsey Murphy and Casey Curran both ripped

Shaw claims first win of season

DURHAM – Shaw fought through adversity and was able to secure an 11-8 victory over Johnson